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Miscellaneous Vintage Items #152833
02/23/06 03:37 AM
02/23/06 03:37 AM
Trumpy  Offline
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Pictures and info submitted by hemingray:

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Some random vintage electrial items I own. (I have a crazy habit of collecting these items)

First Picture: (from left to right)

  • HUBBELL porcelain 2-outlet T-Slot tap. (plug end has flat blades)
  • Hemco Twin-Lite Y adaptor (pat Apr 1919, 660/250V rating, porcelain button at base)
  • NE-30 Neon lamp (functional)
  • HUBBEL Edison base to T-Slot adaptor:


[Linked Image]

Second Picture:

  • Plug-in lamp socket (can be used to test bulbs or circuits, have seen these in use as nightlights)
  • Another Hemco twin-lite Y adaptor (same patent date, possibly composition? One socket has a crack running vertically down it)
  • AH&H 3-outlet extension cord end (marked ARROW where the cord enters, Made in USA):


[Linked Image]

I'll share pictures with yall here as I come across more interesting items :-)

Cliff S.



[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 02-23-2006).]

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Re: Miscellaneous Vintage Items #152834
02/23/06 10:10 AM
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nice finds.


Thanks.
Re: Miscellaneous Vintage Items #152835
02/23/06 03:44 PM
02/23/06 03:44 PM
Radar  Offline
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Cool stuff. I'm intrigued by the little neon lamp in pic #1. Looks like it just screws into a standard light socket, like the plug in one in pic #2? How much illumination do you get out of that - something like a night light maybe?

I see little incandescents that size in the box stores but I don't think I've run into little neons like that.


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Re: Miscellaneous Vintage Items #152836
02/23/06 05:10 PM
02/23/06 05:10 PM
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About that much. Here's a comparison photo (common NE-2 used to compare)

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[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 02-23-2006).]


Cliff

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